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Entrepreneurship summit in India will open doors

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, will connect new entrepreneurs with investors and spotlight women's role as job creators.
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October 18: Allies against human trafficking [webchat]

Join us on October 18 for a webchat on how the private sector can collaborate with government, law enforcement and NGOs to fight human trafficking.
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A fix for latrines in Bangladesh

Despite Bangladesh's remarkable sanitation progress, faulty latrines still endanger health. A low cost public-private partnership tackles that problem.
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American cities are open for business

American cities are clamoring for new business to set up shop on their Main Streets. Overseas companies looking to grow are interested in what they offer.
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The secret weapon against violent extremism: Women

See how some mothers in Belgium, Afghanistan and Kenya are playing a big part in preventing their children from being radicalized to violence.
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Inspired by America, they’re heading home with big plans

Women from Afghanistan, Egypt and Jordan are among 80 young leaders who spent the summer studying in the U.S. as part of a State Department program.
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International investors find plenty of opportunities in the U.S.

No country attracts more foreign direct investment than the U.S. That's good for U.S. workers, but also for overseas investors' profits.
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SelectUSA summit opens doors for international investors [video]

The SelectUSA summit helps international investors and entrepreneurs find opportunities to open new enterprises and expand existing operations in the U.S.
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From China to Texas: An executive’s success story

Ying McGuire immigrated to the United States from China to earn a master’s degree and now is vice president of a global technology-solutions company.